Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tuesday Reads: James Comey Firing

The big news of the day is FBI Director James Comey, the man whose bogus emails helped shift enough votes for Trump to win the EC last fall, has now been sacked by Trump.

More sign of instability in the current regime:


Trump gives a bunch of b.s. as to why he bit the hand that fed him, at least for a time:

President Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, at the recommendation of senior Justice Department officials who said he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly and in doing so damaged the credibility of the FBI and the Justice Department.

The startling development comes as Comey was leading a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether associates of Trump may have coordinated with Russia to interfere with the U.S. presidential election last year. It wasn’t immediately clear how Comey’s ouster will affect the Russia probe, but Democrats said they were concerned that his ouster could derail the investigation.

Will this latest action by Trump help generate more support for the "resistance"?

Dan Rather weighs in:

I just don't see Trump going anywhere even though he should be removed.

Comparisons to Richard Nixon are apt.

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